By JONAS BENS

Review of Empire and the Making of Native Title: Sovereignty, Property and Indigenous Peopleby Bain Attwood

By GEOFFREY R. KIRSCH

Review of The Crooked Path to Abolition: Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Constitution, by James Oakes, and The Broken Constitution: Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Refounding of America, by Noah Feldman

By JOHN HAVARD

Review of Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire, by Tom Zoellner

By CATHERINE L. EVANS

Review of An Organ of Murder: Crime, Violence, and Phrenology in Nineteenth-Century America, by Courtney E. Thompson

By ASHEESH KAPUR SIDDIQUE

Review of Office by Sheila Liming, and The Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information, by Craig Robertson